Category Archives: project management

Short cuts Nº 19: Excluding hidden text from being imported into Transit

Do you often have huge Excel or Power Point files in which not everything needs to be translated? For example, consider that you have an Excel file with a lot of hidden columns and you are required to translate only the … Continue reading

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STAR Campus – Software for anywhere

How can I use Transit to localize software? Traditionally, CATs (computer assisted translation tools) were used for the translation of documentation, i.e. content created with word-processing or DTP applications. For the translation of software strings, other tools were developed, the … Continue reading

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Transit NXT and FrameMaker

There’s life in the old dogs yet Adobe FrameMaker is a software application for creating, managing and publishing large and complex technical publications, including structured documents. First released in 1986, there have been rumours repeatedly circulated that FrameMaker development would … Continue reading

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Short Cuts – Nº 17: View Project Package and Translation Package Files

Both Transit’s Project Package Files (PPF) and Translation Package Files (TPF) are in compressed format and their content can be viewed with compression utilities like Winzip, WinRAR or 7-Zip. That’s handy if you want to have a look into the … Continue reading

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STAR Campus – Unpack and get going

What is included in my project package? To ensure that translators can work well and efficiently, they require as much information as possible: Reference material for fuzzy matches, dictionaries with terminology, PDF files of the original document, etc. For this, … Continue reading

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Indesign CC files in Transit NXT

With the latest update for Service Pack 7, you can translate InDesign CC files in Transit NXT. For data exchange with Transit, new InDesign Gate plug-ins are available for InDesign CC (Mac and Windows). The new InDesign Gate plug-ins and … Continue reading

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Open at heart – Terminology exchange formats in TermStar NXT

Export TermStar dictionaries into different formats TermStar, the terminology management component of Transit NXT, is extremely flexible and open when it comes to importing or exporting terminology. It supports multiple exchange formats and simplifies the import / export routines as … Continue reading

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